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Re: A9 dualling

Post by clc » Mon Mar 15, 2021 22:11

Mikehannah wrote:
Mon Mar 15, 2021 20:05
At the risk of angering the moderators.
I think the result of the May elections might surprise some.
I am in no doubt the SNP will still be the largest party but I think they will be well short of a majority.
It is up to the other parties to step up and not allow the greens to hijack much needed infrastructure development
The minority SNP government was able to pass its budget last week with Green Party support, the price of which was some additional funding for some GP pet projects. Interestingly, the government did not have to make any concessions regarding its road building plans.

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Re: A9 dualling

Post by Nwallace » Tue Mar 16, 2021 20:36

Mikehannah wrote:Consider Labour have been out of power for 13 plus years. How do they have any say in infrastructure spending?
What I mean is rather than remodel the Bankfoot area in the way they did, and had they not done suicide lanes where they did, there might have been less of the A9 needing dualled now. Then scale that sort of decision making across the country.

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Re: A9 dualling

Post by Mikehannah » Tue Mar 16, 2021 23:36

Clc
If that is the case, I will be very happy!!

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Re: A9 dualling

Post by Stravaiger » Tue Apr 13, 2021 18:07

How's Luncarty/ Birnam progressing?
Anyone?

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Re: A9 dualling

Post by Duncan macknight » Tue Apr 13, 2021 19:45

Stravaiger wrote:
Tue Apr 13, 2021 18:07
How's Luncarty/ Birnam progressing?
Anyone?
K Burn will be able to help here...
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Re: A9 dualling

Post by OliverH » Wed Apr 21, 2021 14:35

has anybody noticed that the end of the dual carriageway near Pitlochry seems to narrow to a single carriageway to the left side and not the middle like most other dual carriageway endings?
maybe they constructed it that way so that in the future they could widen the road easily to a dual carriageway and incorporate the Pitlochry North Junction (which will be moved further north in current plans) as the north junction was originally D2 but one later on one lane on each side was hatched to make it D1.

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Re: A9 dualling

Post by A9Craig » Wed Apr 21, 2021 18:12

Stravaiger wrote:
Tue Apr 13, 2021 18:07
How's Luncarty/ Birnam progressing?
Anyone?
Traffic is flowing through the whole scheme on the new S/B carriageway which is complete. N/B is black from Luncarty to where that mini-roundabout was, then black again from Bankfoot North to Pass of Birnam. The 4 major structures are all complete aside from slip/link roads.

I'd guess around 3 months to completion.

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Re: A9 dualling

Post by A9Craig » Wed Apr 21, 2021 18:30

OliverH wrote:
Wed Apr 21, 2021 14:35
as the north junction was originally D2 but one later on one lane on each side was hatched to make it D1.
Aah the good old days when you had 8 seconds to bomb past a lorry or 2 at the shortest D2 in the country probably.

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Re: A9 dualling

Post by swissferry » Wed Apr 21, 2021 18:35

A9Craig wrote:
Wed Apr 21, 2021 18:30
OliverH wrote:
Wed Apr 21, 2021 14:35
as the north junction was originally D2 but one later on one lane on each side was hatched to make it D1.
Aah the good old days when you had 8 seconds to bomb past a lorry or 2 at the shortest D2 in the country probably.
...only to find a police radar trap at the end.

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Re: A9 dualling

Post by A9Craig » Wed Apr 21, 2021 18:54

swissferry wrote:
Wed Apr 21, 2021 18:35
...only to find a police radar trap at the end.
They're far too busy now patrolling all those ridiculous new 20mph limits through the deserted villages of Perthshire, looking for someone doing 25 or even a maniac doing 30.

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Re: A9 dualling

Post by Truvelo » Wed Apr 21, 2021 20:23

A9Craig wrote:
Wed Apr 21, 2021 18:30
OliverH wrote:
Wed Apr 21, 2021 14:35
as the north junction was originally D2 but one later on one lane on each side was hatched to make it D1.
Aah the good old days when you had 8 seconds to bomb past a lorry or 2 at the shortest D2 in the country probably.
Is this the section in question?

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Re: A9 dualling

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Re: A9 dualling

Post by bart » Wed Apr 21, 2021 22:52

A9Craig wrote:
Wed Apr 21, 2021 18:30
OliverH wrote:
Wed Apr 21, 2021 14:35
as the north junction was originally D2 but one later on one lane on each side was hatched to make it D1.
Aah the good old days when you had 8 seconds to bomb past a lorry or 2 at the shortest D2 in the country probably.
The A685 just south of Brough is shorter.

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Re: A9 dualling

Post by A9Dan » Thu Apr 22, 2021 19:06

The report for Dalraddy to Schlod had now been issued to Scottish Minsters.


Current status of all schemes as of 22 April 2021:

Luncarty to Pass of Birnam: Under construction (started in February 2019, temporarily suspended in 2020 due to coronavirus).

Pass of Birnam to Tay Crossing: Awaiting preferred route announcement following consultation on options developed since the co-creative process.

Tay Crossing to Ballinluig: Decision issued confirming orders on 8 March 2021.

Pitlochry to Killiecrankie: Decision issued confirming orders on 11 February 2020.

Killiecrankie to Glen Garry: Inquiry sessions held over 2 weeks starting 13 January 2020, report now being prepared for Scottish Ministers.

Glen Garry to Dalwhinnie: Decision issued confirming orders on 31 May 2019.

Dalwhinnie to Crubenmore: Decision issued confirming orders on 3 December 2020.

Crubenmore to Kincraig: Inquiry sessions cancelled, report now being prepared for Scottish Ministers (Transport Scotland response to remaining objections submitted in February 2021).

Kincraig to Dalraddy: Completed (September 2017).

Dalraddy to Schlod: Report issued to Scottish Ministers (April 2021).

Tomatin to Moy: Made Orders published on 26 February 2021. Contract expected to be awarded in the second half of 2022.

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Re: A9 dualling

Post by A9Craig » Thu Apr 22, 2021 20:35

bart wrote:
Wed Apr 21, 2021 22:52
A9Craig wrote:
Wed Apr 21, 2021 18:30
Aah the good old days when you had 8 seconds to bomb past a lorry or 2 at the shortest D2 in the country probably.
The A685 just south of Brough is shorter.
Maybe so, but not in the same country.

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Re: A9 dualling

Post by bart » Thu Apr 22, 2021 21:06

A9Craig wrote:
Thu Apr 22, 2021 20:35
bart wrote:
Wed Apr 21, 2021 22:52
A9Craig wrote:
Wed Apr 21, 2021 18:30
Aah the good old days when you had 8 seconds to bomb past a lorry or 2 at the shortest D2 in the country probably.
The A685 just south of Brough is shorter.
Maybe so, but not in the same country.
Yes and no, of course. I wasn't sure of your original intention.

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Re: A9 dualling

Post by green light » Sat Apr 24, 2021 19:01

A9Dan wrote:
Thu Apr 22, 2021 19:06
The report for Dalraddy to Schlod had now been issued to Scottish Minsters.


Current status of all schemes as of 22 April 2021:

Luncarty to Pass of Birnam: Under construction (started in February 2019, temporarily suspended in 2020 due to coronavirus).

Pass of Birnam to Tay Crossing: Awaiting preferred route announcement following consultation on options developed since the co-creative process.

Tay Crossing to Ballinluig: Decision issued confirming orders on 8 March 2021.

Pitlochry to Killiecrankie: Decision issued confirming orders on 11 February 2020.

Killiecrankie to Glen Garry: Inquiry sessions held over 2 weeks starting 13 January 2020, report now being prepared for Scottish Ministers.

Glen Garry to Dalwhinnie: Decision issued confirming orders on 31 May 2019.

Dalwhinnie to Crubenmore: Decision issued confirming orders on 3 December 2020.

Crubenmore to Kincraig: Inquiry sessions cancelled, report now being prepared for Scottish Ministers (Transport Scotland response to remaining objections submitted in February 2021).

Kincraig to Dalraddy: Completed (September 2017).

Dalraddy to Schlod: Report issued to Scottish Ministers (April 2021).

Tomatin to Moy: Made Orders published on 26 February 2021. Contract expected to be awarded in the second half of 2022.
Great summary. :)

As a matter of interest, what is the next scheme scheduled to start construction after Luncarty to Pass of Birnam?

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Re: A9 dualling

Post by DaStreetsweep » Sat Apr 24, 2021 23:29

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Great summary. :)

As a matter of interest, what is the next scheme scheduled to start construction after Luncarty to Pass of Birnam?
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I believe the next to section to begin construction is Tomatin to Moy, but not for another year or so.
Dual the A9, dual and bypass the A77, and bypass Crocketford and Springholm on the A75.

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Re: A9 dualling

Post by OliverH » Tue Apr 27, 2021 15:54

I believe the next section to begin construction is Tomatin to Moy, but not for another year or so.
yes I believe so too as it gives information on it on the transport Scotland website

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Re: A9 dualling

Post by A9Dan » Wed Apr 28, 2021 19:01

The report for Crubenmore to Kincraig has also now been issued to Scottish Ministers.


Current status of all schemes as of 28 April 2021:

Luncarty to Pass of Birnam: Under construction (started in February 2019, temporarily suspended in 2020 due to coronavirus).

Pass of Birnam to Tay Crossing: Awaiting preferred route announcement following consultation on options developed since the co-creative process.

Tay Crossing to Ballinluig: Decision issued confirming orders on 8 March 2021.

Pitlochry to Killiecrankie: Decision issued confirming orders on 11 February 2020.

Killiecrankie to Glen Garry: Inquiry sessions held over 2 weeks starting 13 January 2020, report now being prepared for Scottish Ministers.

Glen Garry to Dalwhinnie: Decision issued confirming orders on 31 May 2019.

Dalwhinnie to Crubenmore: Decision issued confirming orders on 3 December 2020.

Crubenmore to Kincraig: Report issued to Scottish Ministers (April 2021).

Kincraig to Dalraddy: Completed (September 2017).

Dalraddy to Schlod: Report issued to Scottish Ministers (April 2021).

Tomatin to Moy: Made Orders published on 26 February 2021. Contract expected to be awarded in the second half of 2022.

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